bicornuate uterus


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bicornuate uterus

Infertility A congenital malformation of the uterus where the upper portion–horn is duplicated. See Uterus didelplus.
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We present a case of a patient with a bicornuate uterus that was surgically managed with open Strassman metroplasty with a successful subsequent pregnancy.
Patients with uterine congenital anomalies were also evaluated and it was found that the frequency of bicornuate uterus was 4%, unicornuate uterus was 2% and uterine didelphys was 0.2% in the present series (Fig.
Rudimentary horn of a bicornuate uterus: Discussion of 16 cases with a review of literature.
In fact, she had a normal bicornuate uterus and had an intact fallopian tube remaining.
Jennifer Ashwood, 31, and her husband Andrew House learned they were expecting twins in December 2017, however, two months later it was revealed she was suffering from bicornuate uterus and had two wombs, with one baby in each.
Bicornuate uterus represents approximately one-fourth of such anomalies, whereas didelphic or "double uterus" is among the least common and represents only 8% of these anomalies [2].
[1] Khaled Abd et al compared the different imaging modalities to differentiate septate and bicornuate uterus. [1] They found sensitivity of 77.4% and specificity of 60% for HSG.
[sup][3] In 1976, Wunderlich described an association of right renal aplasia with a bicornuate uterus and simple vagina in the presence of an isolated hematocervix.
The mean incidence of bicornuate uterus in Mullerian duct anomalies is approximately 25%, and it is associated with abortion, preterm delivery and term delivery rates of 36%, 23% and 40.6%, respectively.
Bicornuate uterus, uterus didelphys and septate uterus constitute 80% of uterine anomalies.
Mullerian duct anomalies in women include lack of development (hypoplasia, aplasia, or unicornuate uterus), lack of midline fusion (didelphys or bicornuate uterus), and incomplete resorption of midline tissue during fusion (septate and arcuate uteri).
A BICORNUATE UTERUS and the infant's breech position complicated a woman's pregnancy.